Book Club: The Island by Victoria Hislop

Henpicked’s book of the month for July 2018…

Island by Victoria HislopWe are so grateful to book club member Deborah Garlick for the superb recommendation for June’s book of the month The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan. Thank you from all of us and we loved it!

If you haven’t shared your thoughts yet, please do let us know what you thought of it and join in the conversation at the bottom of the article on Disqus. What did you think of it? Would you recommend it to a friend?

This month’s book has been recommended by Jane. Thank you to everyone else for their suggestions – some great ones which may turn up on other months. Please keep the suggestions coming in.

We’ve chosen The Island by Victoria Hislop a classic and perfect for the holiday and the sort of book you can read time and again::

‘Passionately engaged with its subject . . . meticulously researched’ The Sunday Times

‘Hislop carefully evokes the lives of Cretans between the wars and during German occupation, but most commendable is her compassionate portrayal of the outcasts’ Guardian

‘Vivid, moving and absorbing’ Observer

Let’s see what we think!

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Just like last month, we’ll let our book club subscribers have some key points about the book to think about throughout the month and in the meantime, enjoy!

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Other book suggestions

Please let us know if you have any recommendations!

We welcome you all and remember there is no right or wrong with reading – everyone’s opinion counts.

Happy reading!!

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